University of California at Berkeley, art major
University of California at Santa Cruz B.A.
California State University Long Beach M.F.A.

2007 Paul Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles
2001 An Automatic Drawing Environment, California State University
Fullerton, Grand Art Complex, Santa Ana, California
1999 Automatic Drawing Project 1999- Vicissitudes, Mendenhall Art
Gallery, Whittier College, Whittier, California
1997 Automatic Drawing Project, Claremont Graduate University, Peggy
Phelps Gallery, Claremont, California
1996 Rorschach/Rococo, Pierce College Art Gallery, Woodland Hills,
1995 Monochromes, William Turner Gallery, Venice, California
1990 Recent Paintings, LA Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1988 Moments In Time, Portfolio Gallery, Long Beach, California
1985 The Real and the Unreal, Simard/Halm Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1984 Painted Wall Reliefs, Mira Costa College, Oceanside, California
1980 Transformations, California State University Long Beach

2009 COLA (City of Los ANgeles) 2009 Individual Artist Fellowships, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
2008 Constructed Realities, Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
2007 Forms in Photography, 98ten Gallery, Irvine, California
2006 Aligning with Abstract L.A., d.e.n. contemporary art, Los Angeles 

2005 Icon's Icons, Icon Gallery, Los Angeles
2004 Ultrachrome, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles
Analog/Digital, Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, California
2003 Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles
2002 The Right Stuff, Pasadena City College Art Gallery
New Directions, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
2001 Essence Re-pared, Tomodachi Gallery, New York
Phigment, Irvine Fine Art Center, Irvine, California
Drawing as Abstraction, Whittier College, Whittier, California
2000 One Night Stand, The Farmer's Daughter Motel, Los Angeles
OK to Touch, Angeles Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, California
The Cake Show, Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, California
2000 Phototron 2000, Georges, Los Angeles, California
The Spurgeon Experience II, The Spurgeon Building, Santa Ana
Wall Space, Miller/Durazo Fine Art, Los Angeles, California
Affinity, Coagula Projects Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1999 Future Present, Pasadena City College Art Gallery, California (installation)
Circular Logic, 1-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, California (installation)
99, Miller/Durazo Fine Art. Los Angeles, California
1998 Mid Sized Median, Ubermain, Los Angeles, California
Strange Air- The Fall Show, Los Angeles, California
Convergence, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk California
LA ArtCore Award Winners, LA ArtCore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles
Siqueros/Koll Gallery, Los Angeles, California
The 100 Dollar Plus Show, Post, Los Angeles, California
Downtown Lives 98- Automatic Drawing Project: an Environment (installation)
DADA, Los Angeles California
Art Portfolios 1968-1998, 343 E. Forth Street, Long Beach, California
1997 Wallworks, L. A. Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, California
The Big Wave, Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1996 Smoggy Abstraction: Recent Painting From Los Angeles, Haggerty Art
Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Shapeshifters: Morphology in Current Abstract Painting , Spanish Kitchen
Studios, Los Angeles, California
1995 Diversity of Contemporary Painting, Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Green, Factory Place Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Transcendental Meditations, William Turner Gallery, Venice, California
1994 (Ab-strak' shen), William Turner Gallery, Venice, California
Abstraction Near the Year 2000, Spring Street Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Downtown Lives '94, DADA, Los Angeles, California '
1993 The Cultivated Field , SITE Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Almost Monochrome, Studio Raid Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Uncooperative Abstraction, The Project Box, Los Angeles, California
1993 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, California
Eccentric Abstraction, Biltmore Hotel, Los Angeles, California
The Space Between, Mount St. Mary's College Art Gallery, Los Angeles,California
1992 The Far Bazzar, Old Federal Reserve Bank, Los Angeles, California
A Small Show, 1529 Wellsley, Los Angeles, California
Bank Space, Randall Scott TBA Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Sticks and Stones, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
1991 Reflections On the Urban Landscape, Portfolio Gallery, Long Beach, California Beginning the Decade, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
Primal Tendencies, The Walker Building, Long Beach, California
Gods, Clowns and Devils, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles
These are the Days, site specific installation. The Walker Building, Long Beach,California
1991 6 + 35, FHP Hippodrome Gallery, Long Beach, California
1990 The Conceptual Impulse, Security Pacific Gallery, Costa Mesa, California
1989 Visions, Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, California
1988 Artists Who Teach, Southern California Art Institute, Laguna Beach, California
1987 Sculpture Forum- Illusion as Content, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach,California
1986 Dimensional Painting, Long Beach City College Art Gallery, Long Beach, California
1985 Tradition and Change- Corot to Miro, Albers to Albequerque, Rancho Santiago College Art Gallery, Santa Ana, California
1984 Summer Games, Art Matrix Gallery, Long Beach, California (award)
1983 Rutgers National 83/84 Works on Paper, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey
1982 What a World, performance collaboration with dancer Eve Stabolepzy, Santa Ana College Theatre, Santa Ana, California
1981 Mixed Media, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Lyon Room, Newport Beach, California
Emotional Reliefs, Long Beach Municipal Art Gallery, Long Beach, California

2008 Novo, Alexandra.  David DiMichele: Abstract Manoeuvres, Attitude Magazine, March 2008
2007 Markle, Leslie. David DiMichele, Artus, May/ June 2007.
Scarborugh, James. David DiMichele, NYArts, May/ June 2007.
Frank, Peter. Pink, David DiMichele, LA Weekly, March 9-15, 2007.
Weinstein, Steve. David DiMichele, Focus, August, 2007.
Continuing and Recommended/ Forms In Photography, Art Scene, December, 2007.
2006 Dambrot, Shana Nys. Driven to Abstraction, Lifescapes Magazine, August 2006
O‚Brian, Pat. SoCal a backwater? Hardly, curators say, Riverside Press- Enterprise, August 23, 2006.
2004 Myers, Holly. Ultrachrome, Los Angeles Times, August 23 2004
2001 Hilger, Stephen. LA Confidential, Art Net. April 9, 2001
'Phigment' features staged imagery photo exhibition, Irvine World News. March 8 2000
Willette, Jeanne. David Dimichele at CSU Fullerton, Artweek. May 2000, p.23
Mcgee, Mike. An Automatic Drawing Environment, Exhibition Publication, CSU
Fullerton Art Department.
Gottlieb, Shirle. Calling on Your Inner Child, Long Beach Press Telegram, 9/22/00
1999 Vallejos, James. Artist Relishes Visual Vicissitudes, Whittier Daily News. February15, 1999,p.A3.
Gleason, Mat. David DiMichele at Whittier College, Coagula Art Journal. May,
1999 p. 40
1998 Who's Who in the West
1997 Grabner, Michelle. Smoggy Abstraction: Recent Los Angeles Painting, New Art Examiner December/January 1996/1997 p.43-44
Scarborough, James. Automatic Drawing Project, Exhibition Catalog, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, 1997
1996 Pagel, David. Contemplative, Los Angeles Times. August 22, 1966, p. F12
Scarborough, James. Smoggy Abstraction: Recent Los Angeles Painting,
exhibition catalog, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Willette, Jeanne. Shapeshifters at Spanish Kitchen Studios, Artweek. July 1996
Gleason, Mat. Shapeshifters at Spanish Kitchen , Coagula Art Journal. July 1996
1995 Besemer, DiMichele, Edwards. How We Talk About Abstraction Now, (group
discussion) Artweek. September 1996
Obeton, Vanessa. A Guide to Artists in Southern California
1994 Eskay, Kay. (ab-strak'shen) at William Turner Gallery, Coagula Art Journal. May issue
Scarborough, James, fevrier a'Los Angeles; The Cultivated Field, Site Gallery,
1993 Artpress May 1993 p.79 (article in French, no translation)
1993 Gleason, Mat. The Far Bazzar Tramples Downtown LA, Coagula Art Journal, April 1993
Darling , Michael. In the Middle Ground, Artweek. September 1993
Easley, Ben. Faith in Abstraction Colors 'Almost Monochrome'. Coagula Art
Callaghan, J.D. Surface Effects- Almost Monochrone Painting at Studio Raid
Gallery, Artweek. September 22, 1993
1991 Paterno, Susan. Best Bet, Los Angeles Times. September 22, 1991
Scarborough, James. The Allegory of Simulation- Three Los Angeles Painters
In the Age of Information, Visions, March 1991, p.3
Battenberg. David. Laguna Art Museum Shows Off Impressive Recent Additions to It's Permanent Collection, The Coast Line News. June 7, 1991
1990 Harbrecht, Gene. Seven Artist Sh ow Celebrates Gallery's First Birthday, Orange County Register. June. 29. 1990
Curtis, Cathy. Brain Busters- 'Conceptual Impulse' Isn't.a Show You'd Breeze in
and Out Of, Los Angeles Times. June 28, 1990 Impulse. Exhibition Catalog,
1990 Weissman Benjamin and Johnstone, Mark. The Conceptual Impulse. Exhibition
Catalog, Security Pacific Gallery
Flores, Laura. L.B. Tour Features Art of Conversation. Long Beach Press
Telegram. June 25. 1990.
1988 Wiscombe, Janet. Artists Adopt One Day, Open Door Policy (photograph) Long
Beach Press Telegram June 24, 1988
1987 Art Quest '87- The Catalog. Art Quest, 1987.
1986 Wilson, Williams. Ed Kienholz Wises Up. Los Angeles Times. November 9, 1986
Ballatore, Sandy. Dimensional Painting. Exhibition Catalog, Long Beach
City College Art Gallery
1985 Gottlieb, Shirle. What is the Art Making of David DiMichele?. Long Beach PressTelegram. September 17, 1985, p.F-8.
Isaacson, Gene. Painted Wall Reliefs: The Object vs. The Field. Art Forum
Newsletter. Vol. 4. no. 6 April 1985
1984 Artists of Art Forum. Lecture Series Catalog, Rancho Santiago Art Department
Rutgers National 83-84 Works on Paper. Exhibition Catalog, Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey

2009     City of Los Angeles (C.O.L.A.) Individual Artist Fellowship, 

2007     Second Place award, Los Angeles Center for Digital Ar

1997 Second Place Award, L.A. Artcore, Wallworks Exhibition
1995 Research Grant to study new art in New York City, Cerritos College, Norwalk,CA
1984 Second Place Award, Art Matrix Gallery, Long Beach
1980 Phi Kappa Phi
1979 Artist -in-Residence Program, City of Long Beach, Cultural Services

The Capital Group, Los Angeles, California
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
Disney Corporation, Burbank, California
California State University Long Beach
Rebock Corporation, Irvine, California
Bank of America, Corporate Offices, California Plaza, Los Angeles, California
Jon Marc Edwards and Beckey Hartman, Los Angeles, California
Michelle and Adrian Lucas, London, England
Dill and Dill, Denver, Colorado
Roland Reiss and Dawn Arrowsmith, Los Angeles, California
Park and Jeanne Morse, Coronado, California
Sunnyvale Hilton Hotel, Sunnyvale, California
Glick and Glodney, Century City, California
Lisa Adams, Mar Vista, California
Comprehensive Care, Irvine, California
Leo Hauser, Warren, New Jersey
Kristen and Greg Escalente, Surfside, California
Trammel Crow Company, Irvine, California
Gene Isaacson, Huntington Beach, California

Claudia Cisneros Collection, New York

Andy/Nina Nunemaker Collection, Millwalkee 

Darryl Frank, Dreamworks, Los Angeles







  • 6.16.12
    image David Dimichele
  • 8.02.11
    image Visual Art Source Features DiMichele's "Pseudodocumentation"

  • 7.13.11
    image SF Weekly Profiles DiMichele's "Pseudodocumentation"

  • 2.12.10
    image David DiMichele

    New write-up on David DiMichele's work in Platinum Magazine written by James Lee-Tullis.

  • 3.07.08
    image abstract manoeuvres in Attitude Magazine

    abstract manoeuvres
    Featured in Attitude Magazine

  • 2.08.08
    Constructing Realities

    David DiMichele in Constructing Realities at the Kohler Art Center

    David DiMichele's work will be featured in the exhibition Constructing Realities at the John Michael Kohler Art Center in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, from February 10 through May 3.

  • 11.14.07
    image Forms of Photography

    David DiMichele will be in
    Forms of Photography
    curated by Carl Berg
    November 3, 2007 - January 3, 2008

  • 5.15.07
    image David DiMichele Reviews

    The David DiMichele exhibition (Feb 10th – Mar 10th, 2007) is reviewed by James Scarbourough in the current issue of NY Arts. To see it, click HERE.

    The exhibition was also reviewed in ArtUS. Click HERE to view the article.
    and FOCUS Fine Art Photography Magazine. Click HERE to view the article.

  • 3.09.07
    image Pseudodocumentation Review in LA Weekly

    The LA Weekly has selected David DiMichele's exhibition Pseudodocumentation as their "pick of the week." Read it online.